Lakers Guard D’Angelo Russell Apologizes For Leaking Video of Nick Young Saying He Cheated on Iggy Azalea
Earlier this week, Aussie MC Iggy Azalea caught wind of a video in which her boyfriend Nick Young allegedly admits to cheating with another girl. The guy who filmed it was none other than D'Angelo Russell, Swaggy P's teammate on the Lakers, and last night (March 31) tensions led to Russell holding a formal press conference and issuing an apology.
"I feel as sick as possible," said the rookie point guard. "Been asked 110 times, and my answer and feeling stay same."
He's been getting it from all angles, as reports are saying that teammates are now isolating him in the locker room while boos hailed down from the Staples Center stands every time he got the ball last night. A video even surfaced of Russell calling for the ball and getting ignored by teammates. Rough.
Asked if he thought the video might have put a strain on Nick and Iggy's relationship, Russell was sure of it.
"Honestly, I do," he said. "I've always been known as a guy that plays around a lot, and he has been, too. To be around somebody that's similar, with the same similar characteristics, is different. He's one of the guys that I've always talked to about anything, and I cherished our friendship. For me to have an incident like this come up and put it in jeopardy is not what I was intending to do.
"I reached out to [Young], let him know my apologies," Russell said. "I don't know if they were accepted. I wouldn't blame him [if he didn't]."
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